Red and Green Natural Scene - Cactus Spines - IN10454
The rosy spines of this barrel cactus seemed to glow in the morning sun inside the conservatory at Meijer Gardens. One of my favorite things about this view is that the internal structure (growth rings?) of the spines is revealed in the back-lighting.
DP350-2014 Posted Tuesday, December 16; processed December 15
Unfortunately, I failed to note the label which identified the genus and species of this cactus.
Frederik Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park, Grand Rapids, Michigan
Taken December 11, 2014
Title: Red and Green Natural Scene - Cactus Spines - IN10454